Humanistic Management Preconference, AOM, August 8, 2019

The 5th Humanistic Management Preconference at AOM

Transforming Management – Research/Practice/Pedagogy and Policy

Hosted by the Galligan Chair of Strategy at Boston College together with the International Humanistic Management Association

Location: Boston College, Carroll School of Management

                Fulton Hall, Fulton Honors Library (2nd Floor Fulton)

                Chestnut Hill, MA 02467

Sponsored by Duquesne University’s Institute for Ethical Business and Fordham University Center for Humanistic Management


8:30- 9:00 Introductions and Overview

9:00 – 10:00 Transforming Management Research

Seed conversation hosted by Sandra Waddock, Boston College

with Tima Bansal, Ivey School of Business, Jerry Davis, University of Michigan, Anita McGahan, Rotman School of Management

10:00 – 10:30 Rapid Prototyping: Participants will work in groups and define 3 abstracts per group which represents transformed management research.

Preparation: Please sketch out research ideas connected to your field(s) of research that qualify as humanistic/transformed research.

10:45- 12:00 Transforming Business Practice

Seed conversation hosted by Michael Pirson, Fordham University

with Donna Hicks, Harvard University, Raj Sisodia, Babson College,

Rapid Prototyping: Participants will work in group and identify 3 ways their organization can support business transformation.

——————————Break (Light Lunch Served)—————————————

1:00 – 2:15 Transforming Pedagogy

Seed conversation hosted by Erica Steckler, UMass Lowell

with Otto Scharmer, MIT/Presencing Institute., Stuart Hart, University of Vermont

Rapid Prototyping: Participants will work in groups and work on either a prototype for a course, or a program.

Preparation: Please bring a laptop or smart device and have your course syllabus / syllabi downloaded and accessible to work in to best facilitate this workshop. If possible, print out a copy or two of the syllabus/syllabi as well. 

2:30 – 3:30 Transforming Policy

Seed conversation hosted by William English, Georgetown University

with Jerry Davis, University of Michigan, Oliver Williams, Notre Dame/ UN Global Compact

3:45- 5:15 U Lab- Next steps

ULAb work with Otto Scharmer: bringing it all together and shaping the ecosystem for transformation

Participants will work towards collectively shaping transformation 


5-15 – 6:30 Merriment